Funeral   services   for  Mr.  Roy   Gene   Hawkins,   67,   of
Cookeville,  TN,   will  be held at 1 P.M. on Sunday, January 22,
2017,  at   Anderson  -  Upper  Cumberland  Funeral   Home   in
Gainesboro, TN.  Burial will follow in the Smith Chapel Cemetery
in Putnam County, TN.

  The  family will  receive friends  on  Saturday from  5 P.M.  - 9
P.M., and on Sunday from 10 A.M. until time of services.

  He  passed  away   on   Thursday,  January  19,  2017, at his
residence in the Dodson Branch community of Jackson County.

  He was born  March  6,  1949,  in Jackson County, TN, to the
late  Allen Hawkins  and  Anna  Bull  Hawkins.  On  October  16,
1970,   he  was   married  to   Donna  Sue   Poe  Hawkins,   who
survives. He was a line clearing contractor in the utility industry,
and a member of the Mt. Union Methodist Church.

  In  addition  to  his  parents,  he  was  preceded in death by 1
Brother: Alan Dean Hawkins.

  Survivors include his Wife: Donna Hawkins of Cookeville, TN;
1  Son:  Roy  "Bud"  Hawkins II  of  Cookeville,  TN;  1 Daughter:
Kimberly (Jeff) Allen of Cookeville, TN; 3 Grandchildren: Ashley
Glass, Amber Hawkins,  and  Joshua Allen;  2  Sisters:   Earlene
(Leon) Nevins  of  Avon, Indiana  and  Irene  (Fred)  Gamble  of
Avon, Indiana; and 2 Special Friends: Austin Allen and Anthony
Smith.  A host of nieces,  nephews,  other relatives  and  friends
also survive.

      Bro. Jimmy Anderson will officiate at the services.
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